7th Pay Commission: Government Retains Annual Increment at 3 percent. As per 7th pay commission recommendation central government approves annual increment 3%. 7th Pay Commission panel has also recommended withholding of annual increments in the case of those employees who are not able to meet the benchmark. Annual Appraisal Performance Report (APAR) is the benchmark for determining performance of government employee. Every department has to manage Annual Appraisal Performance Report of their employee every year.
7th Pay Commission: Government Retains Annual Increment at 3 percent
Linkage between RFD – Result Framework Documents and APAR is necessary for performance related pay. Now as per 7th CPC recommendation, now every government employee will be paid as per their annual performance. If performance not up to benchmark, employee is not eligible to get annual increment.
7th CPC Review Committee suggested following modification in currently existing APAR – Annual Performance Appraisal Report system for determining performance related pay.
Alignment of Objectives: All department have to set objective for the same and head of the department has to observe and evaluate this objective.
Prioritizing Objectives: Assign key performance indicators. The Commission recommended 60 percent weight on work output and 40 percent weight on personal attributes, instead of existing 60 percent weight on personal attributes and only 40 percent weight to work output.
No Ex-ante Agreement: This indicator set at the beginning of the year.
Timelines: timelines for RFD and APAR will be synchronized.
Online APAR System: Commission recommended online annual appraisal performance report for all state and central government employee.
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Article Title: 7th Pay Commission: Government Retains Annual Increment at 3 percent
Article First Published on: 16 – 04 – 2017.